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671372

Sabbatai, the Jewish prophet...

Item #671372

March 12, 1665

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 12, 1665  This is a significant issue if only because of the early date, as the London Gazette is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper having begun in this year of 1665. This is issue number 34.

Of much greater significance is the content, as the back page has a very rare report concerning the 17th century Jewish prophet, ... See More  

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$1,985.00
671280

Mention of New York and Newfoundland in a 1669 newspaper...

Item #671280

September 20, 1669

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 20, 1669  A very early issue, from just the fifth year of its existence.

The front page begins with a report noting in part: "...Here arrived the Susanna from New York in America, laden with the commodities of those parts, whose thriving condition they commend, and are bound for Holland." And also: "Yesterday came in a vessel...telling us of ... See More  

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$79.00
649303

Over 340 years old and at a lesser price...

Item #649303
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1670's (2nd-rate)  A genuine issue of this famous title, the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper having begun in 1665 & is still publishing today.

This newspaper is a bit "2nd rate" in condition, having minor disfigurements such as heavy foxing, edge tears, close trimming or other minor problems which allow us to discount ... See More  

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$24.00
670101

Richard Baxter convicted and sentenced...

Item #670101

July 02, 1685

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 1, 1685 and July 2, 1685  This is a pair of newspapers with historic reports on noted English Puritan church leader Richard Baxter, referred to by Dean Stanley as "the chief of English Protestant Schoolmen".

The June 1 issue contains a back page report noting: "London, May 30. This afternoon at the Nisi Prius held at the Guild Hall, Mr. Richar... See More  

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$126.00
649260

From the 1600's... World's oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #649260
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1600's (2nd rate)  An opportunity to purchase a lot of 5 issues of the oldest continually published English language newspaper, having started in 1665 and is still publishing today. All are from the late 1600's, priced due to minor imperfections causing them to be 2nd rate. A great opportunity for authentic 17th century newspapers at a fraction of their typical cos... See More  

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$98.00
649266

Reports from Parliament from the 1600's...

Item #649266
VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, London, England, 1692  A rare British newspaper much the size of others of the day. Fine & lengthy reporting on votes and other actions in Parliament. Nice condition & rarely offered at such a price. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date--but will have the format a... See More  

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$39.00
668727

John Marshall, a pioneer in the world of spectacles & optics...

Item #668727

July 19, 1692

THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, July 19, 1692  Among the two advertisements on the back page is a quite lengthy & descriptive ad beginning: "At Mr. John Marshall's, at the sign of the Archimedes and Spectacles in Ludgate Street, London, and Mr. John Cock in Long-Acre, at the Sign of the Telescope... all manner of Prospective Glasses made and sold..." with much more.

In the wo... See More  

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$250.00
668730

Rare title from the 1600's...

Item #668730

February 23, 1694

A COLLECTION FOR IMPROVEMENT OF HUSBANDRY AND TRADE, London, Aug. 24, 1694  This is one of the more uncommon titles from the 17th century we have had the pleasure to offer, with the content relating much to the title.  Page 2 has a large chart showing prices of various grains by city. The back two pages taken up with advertisements.

Never bound nor trimmed, wide margins, 8 3/4 by 13 1/2... See More  

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$137.00
649246

The world's oldest continually published English language newspaper...

Item #649246
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1690-1696  An opportunity for a genuine issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 & is still publishing today. This issue is well over 300 years old. 

Very nice condition with some minor foxing, single sheet, printed on both sides. A very popular title & a foundation for any newspaper collection.&nb... See More  

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$28.00
649262

Over 320 years old...

Item #649262
THE ATHENIAN MERCURY by John Dunton, London, England, 1695. This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics & one of the earliest periodicals in English. Partially in question/answer format. This newspaper was published before any American newspapers even existed.

A single sheet newspaper prin... See More  

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$37.00
670094

Gentleman's newspaper from 17th century London...

Item #670094

June 29, 1695

ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, June 29, 1695  A fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England.

This newspaper was done in question/answer format. Among the questions is one beginning: "A young gentleman of one and twenty, possessed of no fortune, marries an old woman near fifty, whom though a person of very ill fame for incontinence,
... See More  

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$45.00
649224

Full page engravings from the 1700's...

Item #649224
(10) A lot of ten engraved plates from "Gentleman's Magazine", London, all from the 1700's (though not dated). The lot may include foldouts, prints of buildings, diagrams, maps, etc. A few defects at the margins, some of the fold lines of multi-panel plates may be archivally mended from the reverse, but otherwise nice condition.

If an image(s) is shown, it is only representative of the style and condition of what you will receive. Actual items will vary.

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$46.00
649223

A variant and short-lived title...

Item #649223
THE REHEARSAL OF OBSERVATOR, London, England  1704-1706  A variant title --& earlier date--of the newspaper titled "The Rehearsal", and much less common. A single sheet newspaper printed on both sides measuring 8 by 13 inches. The image shown is only an example of the layout and condition of what you will receive. Actual issues vary within the specifications given.

Note: U... See More  

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$36.00
649279

Unusual, short-lived newspaper...

Item #649279
THE VISIONS OF SIR HEISTER RYLEY: WITH OTHER ENTERTAINMENTS, London, 1710  Sir Heister Ryley, the fictitious editor of the Visions of Sir Heister Ryley, is a man interested in all fields of learning, a "stickler in the business of truth" and absolutely averse to siding with any political party. His little newspaper was a 4 page serial. It contained essays, letters and miscellaneous ... See More  

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$48.00
649221

Early and notable 18th century title... Addison & Steele...

Item #649221
THE SPECTATOR, London, England, 1712  One of the more famous of the early newspapers and by the famed Addison & Steele. Nice condition, trimmed, some light browning. A single sheet issue measuring 8 by 11 1/2 inches. Red ink stamps do not appear to be present.

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$36.00
649293

The oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #649293
(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE  A  lot of five issues of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, all from the early 1700's (1712-1729), priced at a bargain due to  being a blend of 2nd rate and slightly damaged issues. A great opportunity for authentic issues from the early 18th century at a fraction of their typical cost. The image shown is just an exam... See More  

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$44.00
649232

Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #649232
THE POST-BOY, London, 1720's  A lot of five issues of this early & decorative title with which great masthead featuring two engravings (see). Offered at a substantial discount. Single sheet and in good condition.

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$125.00
649273

At a reduced price... Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #649273
THE POST-BOY, London, 1720's (2nd-rate)  A lot of 5 issues of this early title with the great masthead containing two engravings. Lightly inked or other minor problem causing them to be a bit '2nd rate'. Offered at a considerable discount. The generic photo shows what the newspaper looks like when in good condition.

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$90.00
649264

Handsome display newspaper from the early 1700's...

Item #649264
THE POST-BOY, London, 1723-1726  A very nice single sheet newspaper featuring two handsome engravings in the masthead (see). Various news from Great Britain and the continent of Europe, plus a partial red tax stamp on the reverse. Measures 14 1/4 by 8 1/8 inches, nice condition and great for display.

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$48.00
671294

Handsome newspaper... America mention...

Item #671294

August 15, 1728

THE POST-BOY, London, Aug. 15, 1728  A displayable issue with the two masthead engravings, plus the very decorative first letter of the text (see). The ftpg. has brief mention of ships: "...from Philadelphia, with corn..." and another ship from Maryland. The back page has a curious item concerning the death of a man.

Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, partial red tax stamp on bkpg.,... See More  

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649310

Pre and post-war perspective from Britain...

Item #649310
(8) GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England  A nice lot of eight issues, one from each decade from the 1730's thru 1809. A nice group of complete issues covering a period of 80 years, each with full title/contents page which features an engraving of St. John's Gate (see). Nice condition.

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$68.00
649222

Rare, early title...

Item #649222
FOG'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, 1731 A quite rare title from England with a very early date and a partial red tax stamp in a lower corner of the front page. Various news of the day both from England and the rest of Europe.

Four pages, approximately 10 by 13 inches, a bit of foxing, overall very good. The image shown is only representative of the look (format) and condition of the issue you will... See More  

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$44.00
670264

A title rarely offered...

Item #670264

May 13, 1732

THE UNIVERSAL SPECTATOR & WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, May 13, 1732  An early and uncommon title from England. Although the news is mostly European there are two bits from America: "Col. Phipps, a native of, and resident in New England, is appointed Lieutenant Governor of the province of the Massachusetts Bay..." with the decease of Jonathan Belcher. Also: "There is advice from ... See More  

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$64.00
670271

House of Commons invests in establishing the colony of Georgia...

Item #670271

May 19, 1733

APPLEBEE'S ORIGINAL WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, England, May 19, 1733  A quite rare title which existed from 1720-1737 with most of the news reports on pages 2 and 3.

The news is almost entirely of British interest however the back page has a report noting: "We hear the Honourable House of Commons has been pleased to grant 10,000 pds. towards establishing the new Colony of Georgia in Am... See More  

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$88.00
670280

A rare title which rarely comes into hands of collectors...

Item #670280

July 31, 1733

THE HYP-DOCTOR, London, July 31, 1733  The title is an archaic phrase for a "hodgepodge of nonsense". This curious paper published from 1730-1741, a pro-Walpole (first Prime Minister of Great Britain) newspaper created to oppose another British title "The Craftsman".

Rather than presenting news items the newspaper is more editorial in format. A single sheet issue with wid... See More  

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$83.00
670130

Rare newspaper, lengthy title...

Item #670130

April 27, 1738

THE WARWICK & STAFFORDSHIRE JOURNAL WITH THE HISTORY OF THE HOLY BIBLE, London, April 27, 1738  This is a title I have never seen before prior to acquiring several issues, and is quite rare as such. Records show this title only lasted from late 1737 to mid-1739. Pages 2 & 3 are entirely taken up with various reports from "London".

A four page newspaper measuring 8 1/2 by 10... See More  

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$38.00
667134

Nice plates, including a cross section of a ship...

Item #667134
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1748  Among the articles are: "Description of Aix la Chapelle & history of the Protestant Religion There" "New Astronomical Observations" "Of the Late Lunar Eclipse" "Of Saturn & Its Rings" (with full page plate) "Description of the City of Lima, from Betagh's Voyage Round the World...&qu
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$74.00
649234

Eighteenth century perspective from England...

Item #649234
(10) THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of ten issues of this famous newspaper covering at least 5 decades from the 1700's.  All are in good condition.  A nice way to gain Britain's perspective of world affairs from the 18th century. The image shown is representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.

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$110.00
667279

With American content...

Item #667279
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1750  Among the articles within: "Whence Differences in the same Climate--Sea Lions" includes two illustrations of sea lions.  Another article is titled: "Of the Crocodile" followed by: "Flourishing Settlement in Nova Scotia--Plants There" which is accompanied by a full page plate of various plants: &qu
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668859

Reports concerning the French & Indian War...

Item #668859

April 12, 1757

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 12, 1757  The front page has a report headed America" which includes datelines from Charleston, including: "...learn from Georgia that the Chickasaw Indians lately attacked four French boats on the Halbama River...killed four men...not improbable that they have in view some attempts upon these  Southern provinces & the ensuing Spring may... See More  

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$37.00
649233

18th century Scotland...

Item #649233
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, 1750's  A very early lot of five newspapers from Scotland, with news of the day.  A great period set at a considerable discount from the regular per-issue price. Nice condition.  The images shown are representative of the look and condition of those you will receive.  Actual dates vary in the later 1750's.

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$79.00
667355

Map of the Island of Martinique... Early American Indians...

Item #667355
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1759  Certainly the prime content is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of Martinico from the latest & best Authorities." with an inset labeled: "A Map of that Part of Guadaloupe where the English made their Defense, Jan. 23, 1759."

The map shows considerable detail and measures 8 1/4 by 10 1/4 inches and is in great ... See More  

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649258

Pre-Revolutionary War era lot...

Item #649258
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, London, 1760's  A lot of 10 issues of this famous & popular newspaper at a bargain price.  A good set to show the state of affairs in England and the world shortly before the American Revolution.  All are complete in 8 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, & are in nice condition.

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$77.00
649294

Five British newspapers from the 1760's - 1790's...

Item #649294
(5) An interesting lot of five British newspapers, containing at least three different titles. They span the 1760's thru the 1790's and include at least one from each decade. In average or better condition. Some may have red ink stamps (partial or otherwise). Certainly a one-of-a-kind grouping. The photos are representative of the look and condition of what you will receive.

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$48.00
666695

Displayable Act of Parliament...

Item #666695

January 01, 1760

ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1760  Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...to continue an Act...entitled, an Act for the better encouragement of the making of sail cloth in Great Britain."

A decorative document given the displayable title page.

Four pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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$34.00
670208

Treaty of Fontainebleau on the French & Indian War... Much on America...

Item #670208
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1762  Perhaps the most significant content is the full text of the: "Preliminary Articles of Peace..." signed at Fontainebleau, Nov. 3, 1762, among England, France & Spain, which would set the stage for the formal Treaty of Paris that would end the Seven Years' War (French & Indian War for that portion fought in the America... See More  

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649252

Pre-Stamp Act to just prior to the Revolutionary War...

Item #649252
THE LONDON CHRONICLE. A collection of ten issues, one from each year 1763 thru 1772, crossing the critical period from the just prior to the Stamp Act to just before the outbreak of the pre-Revolutionary War tensions. Each 8 pages & in nice condition.   

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$80.00
649299

Uncommon provincial title with a decorative masthead...

Item #649299
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, 1767-68 (currently spelled Gloucester). Here is a very nice, four page issue from the year the Stamp Act was repealed and just a few years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War in the colonies. This issue has a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. The front page also has a red-inked tax stamp. This issue contains various ne... See More  

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$27.00
667012

Indian troubles in the South...

Item #667012

January 27, 1767

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 27, 1767  The bottom of the ftpg. has news headed: "America" with a Charleston dateline noting: "...that the Chickasaws had joined the Chocktaws in their present war against the Creeks..." with more on this.

Inside has half a column headed; "America" with datelines from New York, Newport, and Boston.

Eight pages, 8 by 11 inch... See More  

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601356

Ben Franklin to be Pennsylvania's agent to England...

Item #601356

December 05, 1769

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 5, 1769  Page 2 has news headed: "America" with reports from Philadelphia and New York, the former noting in part: "...Benjamin Franklin & Richard Jackson, Esqrs. are continued agents for this province at the court of Great Britain for the ensuing year."

Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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667017

New governor of New York assumes his office...

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August 22, 1771

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 22, 1771  Page 2 has a report from New York under the heading: "America" on the arrival of Governor Tryon in New York for his formal installation as governor of New York. He had arrived, with his family, from North Carolina, where he had previously been governor.

Eight pages 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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672683

One of the more handsome of mastheads from the colonial era...

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August 22, 1771

THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, August 22, 1771  This newspaper features one of the larger & more decorative masthead engravings to be found in a colonial America newspaper.

Half of the front page 1 taken up with a report from the Virginia Gazette: "To Messrs. Henley and G. Watkin, Two of the Protesters Against Bishops".

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667009

A report from America...

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April 14, 1772

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 14, 1772  Page 6 has a short report headed: "America" with a Newport, Rhode Island dateline concerning the seizure of ships.

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670432

Parliament debates America... Captain Cook's voyage...

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March 01, 1775

THE TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE, London, March, 1775  Formatted very much like the more popular "Gentleman's Magazine" but a considerably less common title.

Several pages are taken up with the: "Debates on the Bill For Restraining the Fishery of the New England Provinces".

Also several pages concerning Captain James Cook's voyage around the world, including: &quo... See More  

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664190

Great issue on the British taking New York City... Hanging of Nathan Hale...

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November 01, 1776

THE SCOTS MAGAZINE, Edinburgh, Scotland, November, 1776  A terrific issue on the capture of New York City plus so much more. One report headed: "America" begins: "In our last we gave the accounts...of the King's troops getting possession of New York; we shall here give extracts from private accounts..." and what follows are several detailed accounts on the capture of N... See More  

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649259

Revolutionary War era lot...

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THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of five issues of this famous newspaper, one each from 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, and 1781, covering 5 years in and around the Revolutionary War. The lot is a blend of 1st and somewhat 2nd-rate issues. Although no direct war content is to be found, they are great period items giving a nice perspective of life during this formative period in world history. Most are 4 pages, a... See More  

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662479

British occupy Newport...

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January 22, 1777

THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Jan. 22, 1777  This is a broadside "Extraordinary", being single sheet and printed on one side only.

"Extra" issues were printed when notable news was received outside the normal printing schedule, issue to get the information into the hands of the public as quickly as possible.

This issue is entirely taken up with reports on th... See More  

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666876

General Lee is captured...

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February 13, 1777

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 13, 1777  Page 2 has a brief item reading: "The American papers contain an address from the Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled to the people in general, & particularly to the inhabitants of Pennsylvania, & the adjacent states signed John Hancock, President & dated December 10, 1776."

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666896

Revolutionary War in New Jersey...

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June 10, 1777

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 10, 1777  Page 2 contains an extract of: "A Letter from General Sir William Howe to Lord George Germain, dated at New York the 24th of April..." which includes: "...Lord Cornwallis, ever watchful to take advantage of the enemy's situation, surprised & defeated on the 13th instant...a corps of rebels at Bound Brook...The general office... See More  

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671284

A spy is hanged... Naval events... George Washington...

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January 24, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 24, 1778  This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms.

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